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The Future of Forensic Science: Does television have it right?

Jeff Salyards, PhD, MFS Chief Scientist, Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency, U.S. Army Criminal Investigations Laboratory (USACIL)

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
11:00 a.m. Clough Commons, room 152

9:15–11:00 a.m.
Careers and internships information table, Clough Commons atrium

Lecture: “The future of forensic science: Does television have it right?”
Clough Commons, room 152

3:00–3:45 p.m.
Careers and internships panel: USACIL and GSU College of Law representatives Clough Commons TBA


About Dr. Jeff Salyards
Dr. Jeff Salyards is the program manager for Science & Technology at the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory (USAVIL). He holds a PhD in chemistry from Montana State University, a MFS from George Washington University, and has completed a Fellowship in Forensic Medicine from the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. A former director of the Defense Computer Forensic Laboratory, he has 21 years of combined experience in investigations, forensic consulting, and teaching.

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory provides forensic laboratory services to Department of Defense investigative agencies and other federal agencies. USACIL is the only full service forensic laboratory in the DoD and trains special agents and investigators from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines in the Special Agent Laboratory Training Course. The examiners and analysts testify in federal, military and state courts as well as multi-national courts. The laboratory provides state-of-the-art forensic examinations in the drug chemistry, trace evidence, serology/DNA, latent prints, forensic documents, digital evidence, firearms, and tool marks. 


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  • Created By: Thomas Becher
  • Created: 11/19/2012
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  • Modified: 10/07/2016


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